• Three Major Marijuana Companies Are Joining Forces
    Three very influential marijuana companies are joining forces, and it could shake up the marijuana industry, according to The Daily Beast. Ontario-based Canopy Growth, Netherlands-based Green House and Colorado-based Organa Brands are going into a joint venture together and will distribute cannabis throughout Canada. As The Daily Beast notes, this means they ... read more
    Source: The420TimesPublished on 2017-11-17By Thor Benson
  • Ontario Government Met With Organizations to Discuss Economic Opportunities in Cannabis
    The Ontario Ministry of Economic Development and Growth met on Thursday with Ontario investors, suppliers, academics and associations to discuss both the opportunities and challenges ahead in the nascent marijuana industry. The panel identified some of the economic advantages Ontario has in the industry. The main advantage stated is the ... read more
    Source: 420 IntelPublished on 2017-11-17By Marijuana News
  • California issues emergency marijuana rules with 45 days to go to recreational sales
    California regulators released long-awaited rules Thursday to allow the state to begin issuing temporary licenses for growers, distributors and sellers next year. ... read more
    Source: The CannabistPublished on 2017-11-16By The Associated Press
  • New rules with hefty fees set for growing and selling marijuana in California
    Source: LA TimesPublished on 2017-11-16By Patrick McGreevy
  • Mexico Censors Cannabis Culture Magazine: Cañamo in Deep Trouble
    Cañamo While marijuana media is taking off in the U.S. with dozens of publications such as DOPE Magazine, High Times, Marijuana Business Daily, and LadyBud. That’s not the case for Mexico. The country only has one cannabis culture magazine, Cañamo, and it’s in trouble-deep trouble. Last summer, Mexico’s Commission for ... read more
    Source: Dope MagazinePublished on 2017-11-16By Kelly Vo
  • Viva Las Vega: Flora Vega Grows with the Southern Nevada Market
    Flora Vega – Las Vegas, NV In Southern Nevada, most marijuana cultivations are located far on the outskirts of town, often beyond the city limits and reliable cell phone reception. But Flora Vega’s 45,000-square-foot facility is located amidst gas stations, fast food joints and other signs of civilization. Flora Vega ... read more
    Source: Dope MagazinePublished on 2017-11-16By Lissa Townsend Rodgers
  • The CBD oil boom: Making money on medical marijuana for the masses
    Chris Martin is a medical-marijuana pioneer. He’s also a biker, ex-con, and father of five — a nice guy with a rough side, lots of tattoos, and a head full of business ideas. He got out of prison in February after serving a two-year sentence on a weapons violation related ... read more
    Source: 420 IntelPublished on 2017-11-16By Marijuana News
  • Canada wants to tax medical cannabis. Get ready for a fight
    The Trudeau government’s proposed cannabis tax plan has angered provincial governments—who don’t believe tax revenue should be split evenly between Ottawa and the provinces—but they’re not the only peeved parties. Medical cannabis patients and producers feel strongly that Ottawa should not be applying an excise tax on medical cannabis — ... read more
    Source: 420 IntelPublished on 2017-11-16By Marijuana News
  • Is Africa the Next Cannabis Superpower? Lesotho First African Country to Grant Medical Marijuana License
    Lesotho Grants First Medical Marijuana License Africa contains fifty-four fully recognized sovereign states (countries), nine territories and covers over twenty percent of the Earth’s total land area. The continent is immense, and referred to by many as “The Motherland.” Paleoanthropologists believe it to be the place of the origin of ... read more
    Source: Dope MagazinePublished on 2017-11-15By Luna Reyna
  • Considerations for employers as medical marijuana approaches
    Legal cannabis is having a moment in the United States and only continues to gain momentum. While cannabis remains a “Schedule I” drug under the federal Controlled Substances Act, 21 U.S.C. Section 801, et seq., nearly 30 states and the District of Columbia have now legalized cannabis in some form, whether ... read more
    Source: 420 IntelPublished on 2017-11-15By Marijuana News
  • New York turns an eye to recreational cannabis legalization
    Brooklyn Law School recently hosted a panel to discuss the growing movement to legalize and regulate recreational marijuana in the state of New York. ... read more
    Source: The CannabistPublished on 2017-11-14By The Cannabist Network
  • Cannabis Research Booms with Backing of Commercial Growers
    Canada’s flourishing cannabis industry is already having one desirable effect: the country’s research around cannabis is booming and it’s expected to have long-term impact on everything from farming to new medicine. Cannabis companies helping to fuel the new research and development include Aurora Cannabis (TSX: ACB) (OTC: ACBFF), Aphria Inc. ... read more
    Source: 420 IntelPublished on 2017-11-14By Marijuana News
  • Staffing a Social Movement
    Six tips to secure a career in cannabis. With medical marijuana laws established in over half of the 50 states, and several in the midst of implementing adult use, some experts argue cannabis is the fastest growing industry in the U.S. Certainly there will continue to be thousands of new ... read more
    Source: Cannabis NowPublished on 2017-11-14By Danielle Schumacher
  • THC-Infused Beer: Coming to a Brewery Near You?
    THC-Infused Beer? As cannabis continues to proliferate the mainstream, customers are allowed more and more avenues to their beloved THC. Way back in the day, folks regularly went the brownie route when they didn’t want to smoke pot, and if they had a friend with some ingenuity they ate weed ... read more
    Source: Dope MagazinePublished on 2017-11-13By Jacob Uitti
  • Maryland may see medical cannabis this month, but diversity issues loom large
    After a four-year wait to provide medical cannabis to patients, the drug could be available to Marylanders as early as this month, according to industry stakeholders. “I think we could see product in November, with increase in December and a ... read more
    Source: 420 IntelPublished on 2017-11-13By Marijuana News